Revenue boost for Mail titles and Metro

Associated Newspapers enjoys circulation rise.

Revenue at Daily Mail and Metro publisher Associated Newspapers saw underlying growth of 1 per cent to £219m in the three months 1 January 2012 - incuding a 5 per cent rise in circulation revenue.

Figures released this morning by parent company Daily Mail General Trust (DMGT) said that both the Daily Mail and The Mail on Sunday continued to improve their market share between October to December, with the latter consolidating its position as Britain's best-selling Sunday newspaper.

Advertising revenue at Associated was down 4 per cent year on year driven largely by an 8 per cent fall in retail and a 12 per cent drop in travel advertising.

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